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Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16299 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring only (not Skip Ahead). As we mentioned previously, we are now at the point of the development cycle for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update where our focus is now on stabilization for release to the […]
Microsoft SQL Server 2017 is now available for the first time on multiple platforms: Windows, Linux and Docker. Your databases can be in containers with no lengthy setup and no prerequisites, and using Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) to modernize your database delivery. The speed and efficiency benefits of Docker and containerizing apps that IT Pros and developers […]
It took more than five months to lay Marea, the 4,000-mile-long cable between North America and Spain unveiled Friday, a “daunting feat today, but downright unthinkable 150 years ago,” writes Brad Smith, Microsoft president, and Carol Ann Browne, Microsoft director of executive communications, in a new post in the “Today in Technology” series on LinkedIn. […]
With the recent release of Azure Security Center support for hybrid cloud workloads, Operations Management Suite (OMS) Security & Compliance customers can start using Security Center to unify security management and threat protection across Azure, on-premises, and other clouds. Security Center will automatically discover and monitor security for computers already connected to OMS Security & Compliance solutions, […]
Following the recent acquisition of Hexadite, a leader in security automation, we are happy to announce we have successfully integrated Hexadite’s innovative security automation technology into Windows Defender ATP. This video is from the fine folks at Microsoft.
On 25-Sep-2017 at Ignite, Microsoft announced general availability of SQL Server 2017, now supporting both Windows and Linux platforms, as well as support for containers. It can now book revenue for a product already widely used by early release customers. What does this imply for the $34.4 billion database management system (DBMS) Market? Over the years, Microsoft has grown SQL Server revenue […]
Last month, we launched a new Citrix Cloud Service; you can find the announcement here. The New Linux VDA Image Service offers an easy way to create an MCS-ready and Azure-friendly Linux VDA image (VHD), which can be used as a base image to feed XenDesktop to create a machine catalog. In this blog post, […]
XenApp Essentials: Delivering Apps from the Cloud – What’s the Total Cost of Ownership? Well here’s the short answer: You can deliver virtual Windows applications for as low as $19.10 per user per month including Azure compute costs, XenApp Essentials licenses and infrastructure as well as individualized user storage! If you’re an avid reader of […]
September is always an exciting month for those of us at Microsoft who work in the Windows Server business. September means Ignite, which is always packed with opportunities to connect with great customers and unveil exciting announcements. And this year is no exception! Today we are excited to announce the launch of the first release […]
One of the things I talked about when App-V was going into the core of the OS was how it was going to provide new opportunities to improve App-V. And the prime example I gave was how the virtual registry worked. Well I was eventually proved right, although the transition is proving to be a […]
System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP) Preview 2 is now available. If this is your first time looking at the SCUP Preview check out the announcement for Preview 1 here. In SCUP Preview 2, the update catalog format has been enhanced to provide a better experience for users when consuming large update catalogs. Improvement include: Indexing […]
End-user security is a constant challenge for IT leaders who must balance the business needs of BYOD, distributed workforce, and ready access to business resources, against protecting those same resources from hackers and malware. Amazon WorkSpaces provides a more secure environment over conventional desktop infrastructure because data and applications reside in the cloud, is encrypted […]
Ruben Spruijt is Field Chief Technology Officer at Frame (www.fra.me), responsible for driving vision, technology evangelism and thought leadership with Frame customers, partners and communities. Mr. Spruijt is a well-regarded author, speaker, market analyst, technologist, and all-around geek. An established industry leader and luminary. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), NVIDIA GRID Community […]
Microsoft 365 updates to boost teamwork, creativity and your network with CVP Kirk Koenigsbauer – Video
Microsoft Ignite Session: THR2269 Microsoft CVP, Kirk Koenigsbauer’s demo-rich tour of how Microsoft 365 updates boost teamwork with integrated experiences, simplifies the creativity process with intelligent authoring tools, and increase your impact with cloud service connectivity. This video is from the fine folks at Microsoft.